Prospective Students

Aboriginal Ecotourism Internship

Aboriginal Ecotoursim Internship

Please note that once a student is accepted into the Aboriginal Ecotourism Training Program you are automatically enrolled in the Internship portion of the program.

Requirements and How to Apply to AETP

  • Participants must be Aboriginal, living on Vancouver Island/Coast or Central Coast regions, and at least 19 years.

  • Graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; or as a mature student at least 21 years of age with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

  • Submit a resume, complete with a cover letter explaining why the applicant is suited to the program and outlining future career goals. Include two letters of references from Aboriginal Community Leaders or non-Aboriginal organizations.

  • If employed, letter of support from employer recognizing some time away from the workplace is necessary.

Important Dates

Our next internship will take place in April.

Want More Information?

Kathy Brown
250-957-8464
email: kathy.brown@viu.ca

Pam Botterill
250-618-6548
email: pam.botterill@viu.ca